Depth study 3 Irish Famine crossword #1

A crossword about the Famine depth study; key dates, events, causes, Britain's response and effects.

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Name to describe landlords that had moved to another country, often Britain, whilst still owning land in Ireland
Absentee landlords
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The word used to describe the continuous dividing up of land
Subdivision
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The laws passed in the late 17th century that asserted that Catholics could not own land
Penal Laws
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The proportion of people in Ireland who were dependent on agriculture
two thirds
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The poorest part of Ireland, that was hit worst by the famine
west
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The adjective to describe Ireland's agriculturally-dominated economy
agrarian
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The number of people that one acre of potatoes could feed for a year
six
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The number of people who died in the famine in Belgium during the same period
ten thousand
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The cultivation of a single crop in one area
Monoculture
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The poorest class in Ireland
Cottier
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The word used to describe the continuous dividing up of land

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Subdivision

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The laws passed in the late 17th century that asserted that Catholics could not own land

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The proportion of people in Ireland who were dependent on agriculture

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The poorest part of Ireland, that was hit worst by the famine

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